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Joy Camps Postcards

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying four Joy Camps postcards of different colors with different scenes depicted on each. Each postcard reads, "...

Historical Object

Indian POW Pouch

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Description: A red, fringed Indian (Native American) pouch with fabric patches that read "U.S. Army" and "POW-MIA".

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Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm

caught wind

and spun its venom into froth, to cool
a Sunday afternoon in June

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Description: De Pere, Wis.

The sound has never left the harp
The song will never leave the well

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying title page. The text reads "THE JOY CAMPS." The lettering is hand drawn with red paint, and some of the lett...

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Description: A child could count in rounded numbers
the Christmas chance of pudding from the sky

Historical Object

Oscar Meyer Banjo-Ukulele

Date:  date unknown

Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...

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Description: Face up to the oncoming interest due
when it's blushing right there as a shadow
and the fact is a whistle away

Historical Object

FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs; there is an empty space where a third photograph was once included. The top photograph shows a...

Historical Object

Painted Silk Fan

Date: 2010-02-10 

Description: Fan made in 1900-1915 by Duvelleroy, was crafted of Paris silk, mother-of-pearl, paint and sequins. It features an image of lovers looking at a statue of t...

Historical Object

Copper Bird Object

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 91-96

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Description: The visionaries: slightly seeing as many improvements
as there are egos to reckon with

Historical Object

Framed Leaves

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.

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Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime later
its aged and legendary echo

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In each, campers are participating in a historical pageant, on a wooden stage in one photogra...

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Description: I'll show you all the imported graces
and you shall see New Fontainebleau

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs of a trip to Beaver Point. Includes campers packing a canoe alongside a dock, campers s...

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 7-11

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Description: I had to know the point to which the path was tracked
and when the definition would cease to be my own

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